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Business forum to promote sustainable economic development

Business

Business forum to promote sustainable economic development

The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018 will focus on measures to practically and effectively support enterprises towards promoting economic development in a rapid and sustainable manner in connection with environmental protection, according to Vu Tien Loc, co-chair of the forum.

Forex lending to continue next year

Business

Forex lending to continue next year

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is drafting a new circular on foreign currency lending, allowing credit institutions and foreign bank branches to extend loans to some borrowers in 2019 instead of cutting them off at the end of this year as planned.

Lower corporate income tax on SMEs proposed

Business

Lower corporate income tax on SMEs proposed

Corporate income tax levied on small and medium–sized enterprises (SMEs) should be reduced to promote the business development, a solution together with broadening tax base to increase budget revenue from business and production.

Specific policies, competition mechanisms needed to connect intellectuals

Society

Specific policies, competition mechanisms needed to connect intellectuals

Devising specific policies and competition mechanisms is needed to bring together intellectuals so as to capitalize on opportunities from the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), scientists and entrepreneurs said at a discussion of the launching ceremony of the Vietnam Innovation Network 2018 in Hanoi on August 19.

'Green' products popular in Vietnam

Business

'Green' products popular in Vietnam

Tran Minh Tien, owner of a shop in the southern province of Long An, said he sells some 10 kinds of goods made from natural and environment-friendly materials such as grasses, bamboo and coconut fibre, replacing products made from plastic.